Poets in You Can Hear the Ocean

You Can Hear the Ocean, a poetry anthology
A list of the classic and current poets whose work can be found in our anthology of sea-themed poetry, You Can Hear the Ocean.

Classic Poets
  • Dante Alighieri
    The Sailing of Ulysses
  • Joseph Auslander
    I Know It Will Be Quiet When You Come
  • Thomas Lovell Beddoes
    To Sea, to Sea!
  • Elizabeth Barrett Browning
    A Sea-Side Walk
    The Sea-Mew
  • George Shepard Burleigh
    An Ocean Sunrise
  • Lord Byron
    The Ocean
  • Bliss Carman
    A Son of the Sea
  • Stephen Crane
    The Ocean Said to Me Once
  • H. D.
    Sea Iris
  • Emily Dickinson
    I Started Early—Took My Dog—
    I Think that the Root of the Wind Is Water—
    Exultation Is the Going
  • A. E.
    The Voice of the Sea
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman
    The Rock and the Sea
  • Arthur Guiterman
    A Sea Dream
  • Thomas Hardy
    The Convergence of the Twain
  • Sadakichi Hartmann
    Drifting Flowers of the Sea
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    The Ocean
  • Thomas S. Jones, Jr.
    Dusk at Sea
  • Rudyard Kipling
    Seal Lullaby
  • D. H. Lawrence
    The Mystic Blue
  • Eugene Lee-Hamilton
    Sea-Shell Murmurs
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • John Masefield
    Sea Fever
  • Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Marianne Moore
    A Jelly-Fish
    A Talisman
  • Thomas Moore
    The Fire Worshippers
  • Eva L. Ogden
    The Sea
  • John Boyle O’Reilly
    The Flying Dutchman
  • Ezra Pound
    The Sea of Glass
  • Rainer Maria Rilke
    Song of the Sea
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
    The Sea-Limits
  • Alan Seeger
    On the Cliffs, Newport
  • William Shakespeare
    Sonnet LXIV
  • John Sterling
    The Two Oceans
  • Wallace Stevens
    The Paltry Nude Starts on a Spring Voyage
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
    A Visit from the Sea
  • Sara Teasdale
    Sea Longing
  • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
    On a Desert Island
  • Walt Whitman
    Out of the Rolling Ocean, the Crowd
  • Oscar Wilde
    Impression du Voyage
  • William Wordsworth
    The Sea Shell
  • William Butler Yeats
    The White Birds
Current Poets
  • Joel Allegretti
    Gabriel the Beachcomber
    The Sea at Our Door
  • Carol Alena Aronoff
    The Muse
  • Janet Barry
    wrack line
  • Sidney Bending
    Dead Zones, Dying Zones
  • Ben Bever
  • Jenny Blackford
    The Way the Water
  • Eloise Bruce
    Having Uncles Named Homer
  • R. T. Castleberry
    The Mission of Water
  • Bill Cushing
  • Elizabeth Ruth Deyro
    Let the Oceans Speak for Me
  • Lauren Davis
    Land Not Required
  • Agnieszka Filipek
  • Marj Hahne
    Hold Fast
  • David Holper
    To Pewetole Island
  • Gene Hult
    Sea Stack
  • Clarissa Jakobsons
    California Ohms
  • Marjorie Maddox
    Sea Side Be
  • Paul Magrs
    Across the Ocean
  • Lucinda Marshall
    Ebb Tide
  • Stephen McGuinness
  • Leah Mueller
    At the Memorial
  • Ciarán Parkes
  • Winston Plowes
  • Suzanne S. Rancourt
    The Shores of Methana
  • Meg Smith
    Seafoam Witch
  • Alec Solomita
    Another Poem about the Sea
  • Alison Stone
    The Sea
  • Larry D. Thacker
    Fisherman’s Runes
  • Lynne Viti

The anthology also features an About the Authors section, with biographies of all included poets, and a Reading Guide, with questions and discussion prompts for teachers and book clubs.

You Can Hear the Ocean, an Anthology of Classic and Current Poetry cover

You Can Hear
the Ocean

Edited by Gene Hult

An Anthology of
Classic and Current Poetry

Includes a reading guide for teachers and book clubs.

The verse of renowned poets collected with the voices of select modern writers, all inspired by the ceaseless splendor of the sea.

The anthology includes biographies for everyone inside. Click for a list of all included classic and current poets.

Kindle $6.95
ISBN: 978-1-7323381-9-7

Paperback $12.95
ISBN: 978-1-7323381-8-0

Hardcover $27.99
ISBN: 978-1-7335380-9-1

PB, K July 2019
HC October 2020
156 pages

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